Review: could Topamax cause Heat Intolerance?


Summary

Heat intolerance is found among people who take Topamax, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have High cholesterol . We study 22,767 people who have side effects while taking Topamax from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Heat intolerance. Find out below who they are, when they have Heat intolerance and more.

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Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 24,310 users)

Heat Intolerance

Heat intolerance (feeling of being overheated) has been reported by people with dizziness, insomnia (latest reports from 209 Heat intolerance patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

22,767 people reported to have side effects when taking Topamax.
Among them, 7 people (0.03%) have Heat Intolerance


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Topamax cause Heat intolerance?

Time on Topamax when people have Heat Intolerance *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Heat Intolerance when taking Topamax *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Heat Intolerance when taking Topamax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 28.57 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 14.29 %

Severity if Heat Intolerance when taking Topamax **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Heat Intolerance **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (1 person)
  • Nausea (1 person)
  • Migraine - Classic (1 person)
  • Migraine (1 person)
  • High Cholesterol (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tegretol (2 people)
  • Prempro (2 people)
  • Penlac (2 people)
  • Miacalcin (2 people)
  • Folic Acid (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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